Allies on Campus

Mission Statement

Southern Utah University Allies On Campus is a committee comprised of students, staff, and faculty dedicated to creating safe spaces for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer individuals and Allies (LGBTQA) on the campus of Southern Utah University (SUU).

Goals and Services

Southern Utah University Allies On Campus provides support to and administers programs that include:

  • Establishment of an accessible and visible network of individuals on campus who support safe spaces, access to resources, and promotion of inclusivity
  • Delivery of educational programs and facilitation of social and emotional support
  • Provision of advocacy and referrals to academic, social, psychological, health and individually identified resources. These resources include but are not limited to: SUU Counseling and Psychological Services, SUU Pride and Equality Club,, SUU Housing, The SUU Center for Women and Families, Student Affairs, and the Academic and Career Development Center
  • Support of programs such as the LGBTQ and Allies Community Group that is facilitated through SUU Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Provision of information via program website and linked resource centers on campus
  • Increasing awareness around homophobia, sexual orientation, and gender issues and working for equality
  • Training programs that foster critical thought, integrity, and empathy
  • Southern Utah University Allies On Campus strives to:
    • Develop a sense of community for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff and Allies on campus
    • Advocate and work for non-discriminatory and diverse working, living, and academic environments at Southern Utah University
    • Support initiatives seeking to develop the academic study of LGBTQ issues
    • Celebrate the diversity that enriches our campus community